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science weather


globe a spherical shaped object representing the earth
map a flat representation of the earth
meteorologist a scientist who studies weather patterns of the earth
geologist a person who studies the materials of the earth
seismologist a person who studies scales
volcanologist a person who studies volcanoes and the inside of the earth
vortex where swirling water comes in to the direct middle of it
hurricane a storm that devolves over warm tropical waters
tornado a funnel storm that develops in an alley
eye the middle of an hurricane the most calm part
funnel cloud a rotating funnel shaped cloud forming the core and the middle were the water sport is
cyclone a system of winds rotating inward in to an atmospheric pressure, with a
typhoon a tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans.
atmosphere the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
nitrogen the chemical element of atomic number 7, a colorless, odorless unreactive gas that forms about 78 percent of the earth's atmosphere. Liquid nitrogen (made by distilling liquid air) boils at 77.4 kelvins (-195.8°C) and is used as a coolant
carbon dioxide a colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and organic compounds and by respiration. It is naturally present in air (about 0.03 percent) and is absorbed by plants in photosynthesis.
green house gasses a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation, e.g., carbon dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons.
water vapor Water vapor, water vapor or aqueous vapor, is the gaseous phase of water. It is one state of water within the hydrosphere.
stratosphere the stratosphere is about 35 km thick and is the closest to the troposphere
mesosphere it is thick enough to slow down meters and is cold
ionosphere able to reflect radio waves
exosphere the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere.
troposphere the lowest part of the regin
goes poles and satellite poles needle points, where the line magnetic field are vertical. magnetic pole in Science Expand. magnetic pole. Either of two regions As a prefix: geo- is taken from the Greek word γη or γαια meaning "earth", usually in the sense noticeable or importan
tornado alley an area of the Great Plains centered on eastern Kansas and Oklahoma and including parts of the surrounding states, where tornadoes are frequent.
troposphere the region of the atmosphere above the mesosphere and below the height at which the atmosphere ceases to have the properties of a continuous medium. The thermosphere is characterized throughout by an increase in temperature with height.
Isobar a line on a map connecting points having the same atmospheric pressure at a given time or on average over a given period. 2. PHYSICS
isotherm a line on a chart representing changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant temperature.
unstable air mass Image result for define unstable air mass To be "unstable", the lowest layers of an air mass must be so
stable air mass Where the water is stable in the atmosphere
weather the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. "if the w
climite the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.
convection noun the movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to sink under the influence of gravity, which consequently results in transfer of heat.
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